The idea that a proposed constitutional amendment giving the state power to create charter schools would siphon money away from struggling public school districts, promote private institutions and disperse funds to schools with low academic standards is touted often by the measure's opponents.
A public hearing turned into a heated debate Tuesday in an evening meeting of the Statesboro City Council.
An iconic downtown monument is finally getting a fresh look. Nearly one year after plans were made to restore a century-old Confederate statue on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn, work to spruce up the old soldier began Monday. An orange construction barrier went up around the statue and crews began buzzing on the lawn. Ogeechee Rifles Camp No. 941, Sons of Confederate Veterans, commissioned the nearly $26,000 refurbish job to Macon-based Clark Memorials. Mike Sorrell, ...
Rain threatened - but never dampened - a festive atmosphere downtown, where hundreds gathered Monday to kick off a week of fun with the 51st Annual Kiwanis Ogeechee Fair Parade.
Colleges throughout the state are being confronted this fall with an issue they haven't faced in several years.
Joining an intensifying debate around the state, the Bulloch County Board of Education publicly declared its opposition to the controversial constitutional amendment concerning charter schools.
State Sen. Jack Hill marked the 20th anniversary of prekindergarten programs in the Georgia on Friday with a trip to Langston Chapel Elementary School to read to Bulloch County students.
Georgia shoppers will have an opportunity to save a little money now to save much more down the road.
For nearly a decade of service as the representative for Statesboro's District 1, City Councilman Tommy Blitch was celebrated Tuesday by friends, family and colleagues.
Residents who want their opinion to count come Election Day have one more week to register to vote for the Nov. 6 general and special city elections.
A journey spanning thousands of miles began with a bit of fanfare Monday. Monarch butterflies embarking on a migration to Mexico for the winter months were bid adieu by cheering Bulloch Academy children who have spent weeks monitoring their growth. Beverly Campbell's prekindergarten class gathered around their teacher and a flower garden on the school playground to send off the airborne insects that once made their classroom home. Monarchs took to the ...
Four men will vie to become the next representative on Statesboro City Council, filling a seat left open by District 1 Councilman Tommy Blitch, who resigned in August.
A decision by Statesboro City Council to hold a special meeting Thursday helped a pair of businesses planning to open soon.
When barreling over defenders at Paulson Stadium, legendary Georgia Southern running back Adrian Peterson made it clear he was giving his all.
Lee Anderson, the Republican challenger for Georgia's 12th Congressional District seat, has declined another invitation to publicly debate the man he wants to replace.
Though supported by just as many people who opposed the notion, Sunday sales of package alcohol in the city of Portal will remain prohibited.
Officials with the City of Statesboro announced Tuesday that a date is set to discuss major address changes for businesses along Northside Drive.